7 Nights / 8 Days
Destination Covered : Agra-bharatpur-chittorgarh-delhi-jaipur-jaisalmer-jodhpur-udaipur
The Palace on Wheels is one of the best luxury trains in the world that offers a complete tour to Rajasthan that covers all the major destinations of the state. The tour exhibits the best of architectural and royal splendors of the state that enfolds itself in style, elegance, and aura that make you feel awe- struck. As soon as you set your foot on the train you feel that the beauty of Palace on Wheels oozing from within. It is a 7-night tour that operates weekly from Delhi between the months of September to April every year.
Day 01:- New Delhi
The magical journey on Palace on wheel starts with the arrival at New Delhi. It takes you through the various erstwhile princely states. On arrival, you will be received by the Indian Horizon representative who welcomes you on the board at Delhi with traditional aarti and tika along with some mocktails for refreshments. After check-in, you would be escorted to your respective cabins where luxury and traditions go hand in hand. The train departs from Delhi at 6.30 pm and dinner will be served onboard.
Day 02:- Jaipur
At Jaipur Railway station enjoy the royal welcome by elephants and proceed for St. Albert Museum, UNESCO World Heritage site Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal etc. Afternoon enjoy an excursion to UNESCO World Heritage site the Amber Palace. Enjoy the ride to the steep ramparts of the fort on beautifully decorated elephants. Return back and visit the City Palace, home to erstwhile royal family. Enjoy shopping as Jaipur is quite famous for jewellery, handicrafts, carpets, blue pottery and textiles. The luxury coaches will take you back to Palace on Wheels. Dinner on board.
Day 03:- Sawai Madhopur- Chittaurgarh
Located in the eastern part of Rajasthan, Sawai Madhopur is renowned for Ranthambore National Park and Ranthambore Fort. Visit the national park to catch the glimpses of majestic tigers roaming around in the open wilderness and visit the imposing fort of Ranthambore. En–route visits the Amareshwar Mohadeo Temple. If you love shopping then Sawai Madhopur is known for its exclusive toys, ethnic ornaments, and costumes. Return back to train for lunch and leave for Chittaurgarh, by watching the beautiful countryside while passing by. On arrival visit the world-famous Chittaurgarh Fort. The luxury coaches will take you back to Palace on Wheels around 6.30 pm. Dinner on board.
Day 04:- Udaipur
Arrive at Lake City which was founded by Maharana Udai Singh of Mewar. It is one of the India’s truly seductive cities and an international destination. Visit the astonishing attractions of city Jag Niwas, Jag Mandir, City Palace etc. Later enjoy the boat ride in Lake Pichola. If you love shopping then don’t miss this opportunity and enjoy shopping at bustling markets of the city. Return to train. Enjoy dinner on board.
Day 05 -Jaisalmer
After onboard breakfast proceeds to visit UNESCO World Heritage site of Jaisalmer Fort. The yellow sandstone fort is an imposing sight towering magnificently over the city. Visit the Patwon Ki Haveli which is one of the largest and most elaborate mansions of the city and beautifully carved 15th century Jain Temples. After lunch proceed for an excursion to Sam Sand Dunes in the Thar Desert to enjoy camel ride and to capture the stunning views of sunset. Enjoy dinner on board
After enjoying onboard breakfast proceed for the sightseeing tour of Jodhpur and visit the 16th century Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, and Umaid Bhawan Palace etc. Enjoy shopping at this beautiful city which is famous for its exquisite handcrafted articles, embroiled shoes, silverware, paintings etc. Return to train for further journey.
Day 07:- Bharatpur
Early morning train arrives at Bharatpur. After breakfast enjoy a visit to world to one of the world’s finest bird sanctuary Keoladeo Ghana National Park where you can watch thousands of migratory birds such as Egrets, Siberian Cranes, Water Fowl along with other species. Return to train for dinner and further journey.
Day 08:- Agra -Delhi
The train drops you at the Railway Station situated on the outskirts of Agra. Proceed to visit Fathehpur Sikri, the red sandstone Mughal palatial complex, and UNESCO world heritage site Agra Fort. After lunch visit the epitome of love the Taj Mahal, a pristinely beautiful monument of undying love. Enjoy shopping at the bustling markets of Agra. After dinner on board and enjoy a good night’s sleep. Arrive at Safdarjung Train Station next morning and with this the magnificent Palace on wheels tour comes to an end with its pleasant memories.
Sariska National Park
The Lalgarh Palace
Camel Breeding Farm
Karni Mata Temple
Saheliyon Ki Bari
Amareshwar Mohadeo Temple
Ranthambore National Park
Boat ride in Lake Pichola
Umaid Bhawan Palace
Temples of Nagada